Tag Archive: Attack


Malware uses Apple’s FairPlay DRM to attack iOS users

Researchers have just discovered a new malware threat for iOS devices that uses Apple’s own FairPlay DRM system as a delivery vector. Dubbed “AceDeciever” by the researchers, the malware in question can technically infect any type of iOS device, jailbroken or not, if a user downloads a third-party app. The three offending iOS apps have […]

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Apple Watch knows a heart attack when it sees one

If you’re not feeling great, it may not hurt to take a quick look at your Apple Watch. In fact, it saved one builder’s life. 62-year-old Dennis Anselmo was working last August when he suddenly “felt all over the place.” While taking a break, he checked his heart rate on his recently purchased wearable and […]

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Attack of the Clones: 5 totally shameless iPhone 6s ripoffs

Jony Ive sure hates rival companies ripping off the iPhone for their latest flagship handset design. Which is why we’d respectfully suggest that Jony doesn’t click the link below, unless he wants to ruin his Wednesday before it even starts. From the curved edges and color options to the prominent antenna lines, all that’s missing […]

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Giants gobble tiny humans in first Attack on Titan trailer

Attack on Titan, the cult-hit in ink (manga) and on the small screen (anime), is getting a live-action treatment this summer. The good news is that the feature film is hitting Japan on August 1 and Australia and New Zealand…Read more ›

Shots fired: Rival PC makers attack new MacBook

The battle of Mac vs PC is raging strong thanks to the new MacBook. While Apple fans are still debating whether they really want Jony’s minimalist gold notebook, rival PC markers have been quick to shoot down Apple’s latest innovation…Read more ›

Apple joins ‘Je Suis Charlie’ solidarity movement after Paris terror attack

Apple’s French website has been updated with a stark black line and the simple message “Je Suis Charlie” (“I am Charlie”) in solidarity with victims of Wednesday’s terror attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine. The murderous rampage, allegedly conducted by French…Read more ›

Apple unaware of any iOS users targeted by Masque Attack

Following the discovery of the serious iOS vulnerability known as Masque Attack, Apple has issued a statement to iMore, claiming that it is not aware of users experiencing this problem, but that users should be aware of online malware that…Read more ›

Apple unaware of any iOS users targeted by Masque Attack

Following the discovery of the serious iOS vulnerability known as Masque Attack, Apple has issued a statement to iMore, claiming that it is not aware of users experiencing this problem, but that users should be aware of online malware that…Read more ›

iOS ‘Masque Attack’ vulnerability could be more dangerous than WireLurker

Less than a week after WireLurker shocked the iOS community with its vulnerability, a new malware threat has been discovered that could be even more dangerous. The FireEye mobile security research team announced today that they’ve discovered a new iOS…Read more ›

Tim Cook meets with top Chinese official to discuss iCloud phishing attack

Tim Cook has met with a top Chinese government official in Beijing, to discuss the reported “man-in-the-middle” phishing attack on iCloud users in China, reportedly being carried out by authorities. While very few details of the meeting have been made…Read more ›